Ten56. released ‘Downer part.2’, filled with songs that have a metalcore sound with rap influences similar to Landmvrks. 20 years ago we had nu metal, and now we have something you could call the “nu metalcore” sound, a progression that most definitely will have its own share of fans. Released via Out of Line Music!

Annet is always looking for music that takes her either on an emotional ride or gets her going on a musical party. In 2022 she found what she was looking for in the releases from bands like Kissin Dynamite, Killswitch Engage, Mantah, Alestorm, Sleeping With Sirens, Simple Plan, The Halo Effect, Electric Callboy, Avantasia and Parkway Drive!

Finnish grindcore legends Rotten Sound shared the new track & video ‘Suburban Bliss’, another track from upcoming ablum ‘Apocalypse’, out in March via Season of Mist!

After years of waiting Pain finally made it back to Finland! We made it to their show at Olympia-Kortteli in Tampere, organised by Nem Agency. Finnish modern metallers Detset also did a great job as their support.

Finnish alternative rock act Luna Kills released another banger of a track that teeters between modern rock and metalcore with ‘Deep Cuts’!

Throwback to Normandie finally making it back to Finland to celebrate their 2021 release ‘Dark & Beautiful Secrets’ and blew the roof off On The Rocks with the support from Balance Breach and Delta Enigma.

A look back at the energetic shows from Normandie, Balance Breach and Delta Enigma at On The Rocks back in December!

Norway’s metalcore forerunners Atena are back with the brand new single/video ‘Subway Anthem’, out via Indie Recordings!

Long-running deathgrind outfit Cattle Decapitation is set to release their next full-length ‘Terrasite’ in May via Metal Blade Records!

One from the archives… back in October we attended to the “Come To Latin America” showcase where competition winner Where’s My Bible and one of the runner ups Luna Kills brought us a night of some good live music at On The Rocks in Helsinki, showing yet again what kind of goodies Finland has to offer musically!